All posts tagged with: arts

Minorities in the Arts

Posted September 9, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Member since June 25, 2013
  • 37 Posts

There are two African-American women who have been on the arts radar recently--Misty Copeland and Keke Palmer. I've been following Keke Palmer since my parents introduced me to the movie Akeelah and the Bee seven years ago. She was refreshing and zesty with the right kind of sass. At the same time, she reminded me that an actress like her was an oddity in arts today. African-American, young, female and ambitious. A lethal combination of brains and beauty, Keke Palmer is taking Broa...


Youth & Community Theatre for Development

Posted June 24, 2014 no picture CallieKGpost2015

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Member since September 30, 2013
  • 4 Posts
  • Age 22

Yesterday morning, on 23 June at UNICEF NYHQ, there was a feature on “Community Theatre in Achieving Results for Children” that was part of UNICEF’s 2014 Spotlight series on Communication for Development (C4D) Innovations for Equity. This feature facilitated a panel discussion on how Community Theatre can be an effective platform for youth to identify, validate, solve, and express personal, social, or political issues critical to their lives and experiences. There were quite...


Music Will Change Things

Posted November 21, 2013 no picture Cynthiia Joseph

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Member since November 14, 2013
  • 9 Posts
  • Age 15

So, my last post was actually about hearing the young one's speak. This article has a lot to do with it actually. Charice Pempengo, is not a stranger to us. A was a young girl from humble beginnings and had a lot of talent. She had a beautiful voice and sang in the likes of Celine Deon, one of her greatest idols. She didn't have a good childhood. I'm quite certain she was waiting for her chance to be heard. When her voice was heard by David Foster alongside with Oprah Winfrey, he...